Javaad Alipoor is a writer, theatre maker and director. As well as running a theatre company, he is Resident Associate Director at The Crucible (Sheffield Theatres Trust) and an Associate Director of Theatre in the Mill. He makes work at different scales, building cross-platform digital and hard end community work into everything he does.
His recent work for theatre includes The Believers Are But Brothers (actor/writer/co-director), The Rising of the Moon (writer/director), Bassett (director).
He also writes poetry and prose. His pamphlet The People Want a long form poem about the Arab Spring was published by Art in Unusual Places, and his essays and theory-fiction on global politics, philosophy and art have been published by Continuum and UnKant.
His work has been supported by Arts Council England, National Theatre Studio, HOME, Arc Stockton, The Lowry, Theatre in the Mill, TRANSFORM Festival, Bradford Festival and others.